|Rag Radio 2013-09-06 - Award-Winning Texas Novelist and Screenwriter Stephen Harrigan - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Award-winning author, screenwriter, and journalist Stephen Harrigan is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. Harrigan is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including "The Gates of the Alamo," a New York Times bestseller and the recipient of the Spur Award for the best Novel of the West. "Remember Ben Clayton" also won the Spur Award, as well as the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians f...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Stephen Harrigan; Authors; Screenwriters; Texas Literature; Historical Novels; The Gates of the Alamo; Texas Monthly
|Rag Radio 2010-10-12 / Author & Texas Music Historian Jan Reid - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Jan Reid is an author and music historian, and a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly. His writing has also appeared in Esquire, GQ, Slate, and the New York Times. His books include "Texas Tornado: The Life and Times of Doug Sahm," "The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock" (considered the definitive tale of Austin music in the 1970's), the novel "Comanche Sundown," and books about Tom DeLay and Karl Rove...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Jan Reid; Doug Sahm; Texas Music; Texas Monthly; Authors; Jesus Chavez; Texas Book Festival
|Rag Radio 2014-03-14 - Award-Winning Writer and Filmmaker Al Reinert & Singer-Songwriter Sima Cunningham - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Al Reinert, who has won national awards for his work as a newspaper and magazine journalist, documentary filmmaker, and feature film screenwriter, visits with Thorne Dreyer; and singer-songwriter Sima Cunningham performs live on the show. Reinert's 1989 documentary film about the Apollo space program, For All Mankind, won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Al Reinert; Sima Cunningham; Journalists; Filmmakers; Screenwriters; Singer-Songwriters; For All Mankind; Apollo 13; Academy Award Nominees; Texas Monthly; An Unreal Dream; Michael Morton; Chicago Musicians
|People United - August 3, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features _Guanabee Media_ founding editor Cindy Casares and University of Texas journalism professor Bill Minutaglio, also both columnists at _The Texas Observer_, on the state of the news media in Texas. They spoke at 5604 Manor in Austin, Texas, on June 10, 2012.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; Cindy Casares; Bill Minutaglio; news; The Texas Observer; The American Prospect; Guanabee Media; media; journalism; journalist; Texas; New York; ideology; framing; economics; institutions; capitalism; class; systemic; racism; race; minority; minorities; minority communities; communities of color; people of color; black; African American; Hispanic; Latino; Latina; Chicano; Tejano; Mexican American; white; whiteness; demographics; San Antonio; San Antonio Express-News; The Dallas Morning News; The Daily Texan; The Texas Tribune; Texas Monthly; The Austin Bulldog; The Austin Chronicle; mainstream; alternative; corporate; independent; commercial; nonprofit; education; university; major; professional; professionalism; professionalization; hiring; layoffs; contraction; citizen journalism; grassroots initiative; criticism; dialogue; history; current events
|People United 2014-11-07 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features a conversation with Austin Bulldog editor Ken Martin, freelance journalist Abby Rapoport, and Texas Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder about electoral politics in the immediate aftermath of the 2014 elections. They spoke at the radio station on November 6, 2014.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Ken Martin; The Austin Bulldog; Forrest Wilder; The Texas Observer; Abby Rapoport; The American Prospect; The Texas Tribune; Texas Monthly; electoral; politics; analysis; 2014; elections; election results; margin; victory; loss; local; runoff; statewide; legislative; legislature; governor; lieutenant governor; mayor; City of Austin; Austin City Council; Austin Board of Realtors; Austin Firefighters Association; Ballet Austin; Anti-Defamation League; ADL; Austinites for Geographic Representation; Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission; Robert Thomas; Jose Valera; Sheryl Cole; Mike Martinez; Steve Adler; Diane Tipton Land; Don Zimmerman; David Butts; Ellen Troxclair; Ed Scruggs; Susana Almanza; Pio Renteria; Sabino Renteria; IH-35; I-35; Travis County; Harris County; Houston; Fort Worth; Dallas; Texas; Lone Star State; Greg Abbott; Wendy Davis; Konni Burton; Libby Willis; Joe Strauss; Dan Patrick; Rick Perry; Battleground Texas; United States; Scott Walker; Wisconsin; Sam Brownback; Kansas; Kay Hagan; Thom Tillis; Moral Mondays; North Carolina; Maryland; Maine; Nevada; Susana Martinez; New Mexico; Pennsylvania; population; distribution; density; urban; suburban; rural; gerrymandering; districting; partisan; nonpartisan; independent review; voter ID law; voting restrictions; discrimination; intent; effect; US Supreme Court; Ruth Bader Ginsberg; US District Court; Fifth District; Nelva Gonzalez Ramos; voting barriers; voter turnout; blue state; red state; purple state; political action committee; PAC; contribution; expenditure; limit; demographic; geography; ideology; diversity; border; immigrant; minority; people of color; Latin; Latino; Latina; Hispanic; African American; black; men; women; gay; LGBT; income; wealth; poverty; class; civic participation; citizen; candidate; ballot initiative; policy; liberal; conservative; moderate; radical; interest; apathy; on-year; off-year; current events